Steve Nash: Is His Era of NBA Superstardom Over?

December 20th, 2010 by Jason Namey Leave a reply »
Steve Nash's first day alive was February 7th, 1974.

His NBA career started in 1996.

But his legacy, what we are here to commemorate, began one fateful day before the 2004-05 NBA season.

It was the day that Mark Cuban decided not to match the 66 million dollar offer sheet being extended to Nash by the Phoenix Suns.  

What Nash has done these past five years in Phoenix has not and will not ever receive its due credit.  Upon arrival he sparked a 33 game turnaround, from the 29 win 03-04 season to the 62 win 04-05 season.  This is the fourth largest one year turnaround in histroy, and it’s all because of one goofy Canadian point guard with back problems (The most help America has got from Canada since they started selling us cheap prescriptions). 

People love comparing Nash and John Stockton, for the same reasons people love comparing all white rappers to each other.  What gets lost in the debate is that it should be a closer argument than it currently is, since you'd be hard pressed to find anybody that considers Nash a better player than Stockton.   

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